The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 54 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 16 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.97% 3.81% 4.76%
As % of the System Software category 22.22% 29.82% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £426 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 114 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.85% 12.77% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 27
Average daily rate £360 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 20
Average hourly rate £16.14 £12.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.73 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Milton Keynes region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (76.47%) Windows
3 32 (62.75%) Hyper-V
4 28 (54.90%) ITIL
5 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
5 23 (45.10%) Security Cleared
5 23 (45.10%) SC Cleared
6 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 17 (33.33%) SQL
7 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (31.37%) PowerShell
8 14 (27.45%) NetApp
9 13 (25.49%) HP
9 13 (25.49%) Linux
10 12 (23.53%) MCSE
10 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 12 (23.53%) Citrix
10 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (23.53%) Migration
11 11 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (19.61%) vSphere
12 10 (19.61%) DV Cleared
12 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
12 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
13 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
13 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (17.65%) UNIX
13 9 (17.65%) Service Management
14 8 (15.69%) Lync

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 8 (15.69%) Lync
4 7 (13.73%) IIS
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.96%) MediaWiki
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.96%) Apache
7 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) SaaS
1 4 (7.84%) PaaS
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) SAN
1 7 (13.73%) LAN
1 7 (13.73%) WAN
2 4 (7.84%) BIG-IP
2 4 (7.84%) WLAN
3 3 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.92%) Firewall
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) OLTP
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Consultant
2 8 (15.69%) Architect
3 7 (13.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Citrix Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Citrix Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Citrix Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Server Support
8 2 (3.92%) Database Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) Data Centre Specialist
9 1 (1.96%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) Clustering
2 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (76.47%) Windows
2 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (25.49%) Linux
4 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (17.65%) UNIX
6 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.88%) CentOS
7 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Migration
3 11 (21.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (17.65%) Service Management
5 7 (13.73%) Change Control
5 7 (13.73%) CRM
6 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.80%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) ITSM
7 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.84%) High Availability
8 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.88%) Change Management
9 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.92%) Requirements Management
10 2 (3.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (31.37%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) Security Cleared
1 23 (45.10%) SC Cleared
2 12 (23.53%) MCSE
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (19.61%) DV Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.88%) MCP
6 1 (1.96%) VCAP
6 1 (1.96%) CCIA
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CCA
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CCEA
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) GSAE
6 1 (1.96%) MCTS
6 1 (1.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (62.75%) Hyper-V
2 17 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (19.61%) vSphere
4 6 (11.76%) XenApp
4 6 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.80%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.88%) NFS
7 1 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) OVSD
1 7 (13.73%) Backup Exec
2 5 (9.80%) XenMobile
2 5 (9.80%) AirWatch
3 4 (7.84%) SCOM
3 4 (7.84%) Tivoli
3 4 (7.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (7.84%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.92%) OpenView
5 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 14 (27.45%) NetApp
4 13 (25.49%) HP
5 12 (23.53%) Citrix
6 6 (11.76%) McAfee
7 5 (9.80%) Lumension
7 5 (9.80%) Dell
7 5 (9.80%) EMC
7 5 (9.80%) Cisco
7 5 (9.80%) IBM
7 5 (9.80%) Symantec
8 4 (7.84%) Oracle
8 4 (7.84%) GFI Software
8 4 (7.84%) F5
9 2 (3.92%) Sophos
9 2 (3.92%) Intel
9 2 (3.92%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.96%) Hitachi